Eric Liddell

Hello there,

I’m Patricia Liddell-Russell, Eric Liddell’s eldest daughter. My sisters and I are great supporters of the work of the Eric Liddell Centre. It’s a fantastic place doing amazing work for the people of Edinburgh in Scotland. I have noticed that the pages about my Dad on this website get far more hits than any other pages. Clearly you’re interested in Dad but also appreciate the work the ELC is doing in Dad’s name. Can you please help me support them by giving an online donation, right now, to their work?

Click here to give them a donation now. Any amount you choose to give will automatically get converted into your own currency on your card’s statement.

God bless,



Eric Liddell - A life inspired

This section of our web site has been designed to help you find out more about Eric Liddell’s remarkable and inspirational life and work, which still continues to inspire people to this day.


As you explore Eric’s life you will find a man who was and continues to be a superb example of someone who lived out the Olympic ideals while upholding the Olympic motto, “Citius, Altius, Fortius” which means, “Swifter, Higher, Stronger”, throughout his life.

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Take a look at a bit more of Eric Liddell’s life through our collection of photos, videos, quotes, personal correspondence, people’s recollections and Eric Liddell’s track records.Read More »
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